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Audit: UConn needs bond refi, pay-bonus plan

A state audit of UConn's operations determined that the $1 billion higher education system is paying too much interest in a three-year-old loan and needs to develop a written plan for awarding...

Air museum lands $230K renovation grant

The New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks said the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving has awarded it a $230,000 grant to update its facilities and develop new exhibits.

Nonprofit Profile: Main Street Community Foundation

KBE Building Corp. has awarded seven health organizations with $1,500 grants through its corporate philanthropic program, 50 Ways to Make a...

CHFA Programs Receive State & National Recognition

The Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) received an award and has been nominated for a national award for two programs that focus on small-scale, affordable...

Connecticut residents deserve a more coordinated problem-solving approach

Kim Morgan, Merle Berke-Schlessel, Susan Dunn and Kevin Wilhelm |

As the leaders of several United Ways, we have a unique perspective into the nonprofit and corporate worlds. We talk daily with nonprofit leaders who share their concerns about declining...

Jacobs focuses on jobs, crime, education to improve economy

John Stearns |

Giselle Jacobs knows hardship. She was a teen mom, has been homeless and battered, lost a son to a genetic disorder, and saw her oldest child jailed.

CT uses patchwork approach to replace aging workforce

Gregory Seay |

As a state in a region that are both the oldest per-capita in the nation, Connecticut would appear the most likely to feature a coordinated plan to speed the transition of its aging...

CI gives bioscience $1M to bridge valley of death

Quasi-public investment agency Connecticut Innovations on Wednesday provided $1 million in funding over two years for startups in the bioscience industry to traverse the so-called valley of death.

Hartford schools aim for 90 percent graduation rate

Hartford’s public school system has unveiled a series of initiatives it hopes will help it increase its graduation rate from 71 percent to 90 percent and achieve a 100 percent college...

UConn incubator adds three startups

The UConn Technology Incubation Program announced Wednesday that three new companies have joined its roster of 22 startups doing medical and technology research.

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